Author: David Bennett

Mintel is changing

Mintel is changing on 14th January 2020. Watch this blog for further details after Christmas or download a sneak preview with these new user guides for Mintel Reports and Mintel Trends.

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Getting started with scholarly research?

Getting stuck into research for assignments and dissertation proposals?  Check out these awesome but frequently overlooked guides to some of our most exciting eresources, including the scholarly ebook collection Ebook Central and the authoritative Sage Research Methods. Click here to

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The University Library joins Jisc Library Hub Discover

The University of Portsmouth Library is now contributing to the Jisc Library Hub Discover (not to be confused with the Library’s Discovery Service, which is available through our website and finds information across many of our printed and electronic resources).

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Explore Your Archive Week!

This week is Explore Your Archive Week.  Can you say “I’ve Archived”?  Here’s some nostalgic, surprising and dramatic images from our institutional past selected by our archivist, Anna Delaney.

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“Climate emergency” is OED word of the year in 2019

And the word of 2019 is… “climate emergency”.  Well, we could have sworn that was two words but we’re not going to argue with the lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary!  Accompanying heightened awareness of climate change and its impact

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Love your valuables – keep them with you where you know they are safe

Keep your valuables safe It is easy to get distracted but whenever you are away from home, please keep your belongings with you at all times so you can keep them safe. Even in the Library. And your neighbour’s study

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Referencing pop-ups return (18-29 Nov)

The well-loved referencing pop-ups are returning to the Library Atrium for the next two weeks, starting Monday to save yourself from citation struggles and referencing rage! Bring your referencing quandaries, citation uncertainties and things you have read but don’t know

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Enter the Hult Prize Program today!

The world’s biggest student entrepreneurship competition has come to Portsmouth this year. If you are a student at the University of Portsmouth, whatever course you’re doing, and would like to compete in the biggest student entrepreneurship competition to win $1,000,000

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Two minutes silence at 11 am

There will be a two minute silence from 11 am today in remembrance of those lost to war.  Staff will be unavailable to answer questions during this time.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Drop-in on the law information experts

The law is structured differently from many subjects and finding legislation can be a challenge.  Thankfully there is extra help on hand from start to finish on Mondays and Tuesday every week until the end of term:   Drop-in database

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